The U.S. Navy MZ-3A Airship is enroute to Gulf Coast and expected to arrive after July 5 at Jack Edwards National Airport in Gulf Shores, Ala. The airship was requested by the U.S. Coast Guard to support Deepwater Horizon Response operations of the Unified Area Command. The airship will be used to detect oil, direct skimming vessels, and look for wildlife that may be threatened by oil.
It’s important that we do all we can to save our beaches and businesses along the Gulf shores. Please don’t avoid our beautiful vacation spots during our clean up.Let’s support our local vendors and suppliers all we can and work with our locals to save our Gulf.